Type: Paperbook
Categories: Poetry
Origin country: Faroe Islands
Making up: Sára Mikkelsen
ISBN: 9-78997-1-258-0
Date of publication : 18. January 2018
Pages: 108
Year of publication: 2018


Rannvá Mortensen

Another gifted poet has taken centre stage. We knew of her graphic capabilities. We were unaware of her poetic talents. Now, Rannvá Holm Mortensen has combined the two art forms in a remarkably appealing book with a heartrending text.

the trees
have green voices
the sun flutters
in every window
sheep and cattle
fly to the heavens
this intense longing
my blood
is the ocean
every wave
my sister
my womb
is a doll
who opens her eyes
when you lay her down
I pull the sun down into my bed
the better to warm
the night’s predators with


In her interesting conversation with Sissal Kampman, Rannvá reads out excerpts from her work. Two pieces, which reveal the brilliant composition of her text.

Listen here: http://kvf.fo/non?sid=76830

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